Jour numero trois!

There is so much to say from only being here such a short time! I have learned so many things. It’s crazy how when you speak another language enough you start to think completely in it. I’m even translating this post into French in my head without trying to. My host family is so nice! […]

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Bonjour Lyon!

I am happy to say that I successfully navigated myself to Lyon, France all on my own with luckily a total delay time of only 45 minutes. I flew from Bradley (“Hartford”) to Philadelphia on the smallest plane known to man (we had to put our carry ons with the rest of the luggage because the overhead […]

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Three days and counting

It is a bizarre feeling to know that you are about to leave for France for four months in three days. I just spent my last weekend at Salve visiting my friends until next semester. I won’t be able to cross the Newport Bridge again until June (a sight I have to say that I […]

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me encanta costa rica

so far, me encanta Costa Rica! Although I have only been here for 20 days, i feel like I have been here forever! (not in a bad way either) I love it here. I have allready done so much and still have over 2months left! lats weekend I stayed in my first hostile! the name- […]

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In Denial

I am leaving January 30 to go to a completely new world. Knowing no one. Having to trust complete strangers, a different culture, and my host family to teach me the ropes. In a completely different language that I am not comfortable speaking. Nervous? That’s not even the word to describe it. In my eyes […]

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Mi nueva casa

Hola mis amigos! Somehow I have already been here for almost dos sermanas..two weeks!!? Tiempo vuela!..that’s a new term I learned today meaning time flies! I already feel like I am home here. The people, the school, the culture..I love it. I have already explored so much in my time here..I can not wait to […]

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And I’m off

Typical 6am “let me grab a picture of you, your luggage, and passport” pic from my dad before I was off to the airport for an adventure of a lifetime! Knowing no Spanish other than “hola,” “gracias” and a couple numbers, I’m off to start from scratch like I am in kindergarten again … Dora […]

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Traveling US vs. the world

So after my days in Brussels, I know that my traveling days are far from over, but as an American I find that it is difficult to travel. I am not talking about the costs or the time constraints but cultural expectations. Going abroad is great way for Americans to see another country while also […]

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The Election

Studying abroad in a foreign country for an extended period of time usually implies that you will fall out of current events happening in your home country, whether it’s the news or music, you miss what’s happening in your homeland. But because the US is always in the news, and everyone listens to American music, […]

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